Vitamin D deficiency

  • Lack of vitamin D in the body
  • Symptoms may include severe bone deformity such as bowed legs
  • Caused by poor diet, poor absorption of vitamin D, lack of sunlight or problems with metabolism
  • Affects male and females equally
  • Can occur at any age but more common in children
  • May be mild to severe

  • Increase exposure to sunlight
  • Increase intake of vitamin D rich foods or drink

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